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  • They met on a dating site and went bowling. It was a setup, police say, and now he’s dead.

    The Washington Post - 08/24/2016

    And on dating sites, would-be scammers have a trump card: People are irrational when they’re looking for love.

    “Romance is by definition quite irrational,” Jack Levin, co-director of Northeastern University’s Brudnick Center on Violence and Conflict, told The Post. “And the smartest person can be taken in during the early stages of the dating process. Except now it’s more sophisticated and easier for someone to lie and cheat and fabricate because they can pretty much change their identity to make it fit a new reality.”

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